Colin Ellis

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Recent Blog Posts By Colin Ellis

Accounting profession publishes views on beneficial ownership transparency

CPA Canada and IFAC joint report on registries as AML tools

Tax Court of Canada to prioritize sittings for summer reopening

17-point prioritization plan detailed by Chief Justice Eugene Rossiter

Tax Court of Canada presents summer reopening pandemic scenarios

Chief Justice Eugene Rossiter lays out plans, procedures for summer hearings

Canadian post-pandemic economy to be tepid, says accounting firm RSM Canada

Monetary authorities have responded appropriately says The Real Economy

5 fun takeaways from the 2020 Accounting & Bookkeeping Survey

The annual survey is a goldmine of information on Canadian accountants, sole practitioners and SME firms

Which mid-sized accounting firm gained the most new clients last year?

Our annual report of 2019 SEDAR filing data crunched by Audit Analytics

KPMG Canada leads Big Four in audit client gains, losses

Our annual report of 2019 SEDAR filing data crunched by Audit Analytics

Coronavirus tax relief: Finally some good news for accountants

Sole practitioners, small firms will benefit most from deadline extensions

Canadian accountants sign global climate change statement

CPA Canada aligns with global accounting bodies to address climate change

How to persuade your accounting clients to adopt new technologies

Use the right approach and your clients will be scanning their own receipts, says Jennie Moore of Moore Details Inc.

What risk does coronavirus pose to Canadian auditors?

Securities regulator issues statement following UK, US audit watchdogs

EY Canada teams up to launch cybersecurity crisis communications solution

Accounting, legal and communications firms to offer a unique, made-in-Canada solution

CPA Canada releases September 2019 CFE results

September CFE writers won't be penalized for failing exam

Canadian Accountant’s most popular articles from 2019

These were the accounting stories that grabbed your attention in 2019

Canadian accountants win with stock option, non-GAAP rule delays

Morneau, securities regulators announce the need for more study

The top 10 global accounting stories of 2019

Audit regulation tops the list in our annual review of accounting news headlines

Where Canadian accountants are putting their hardware dollars

Sole practitioners, firms outsourcing more of their IT support

By the numbers: How Canadian accountants are dealing with changing technology

Sole practitioners, small firms say pace of change a challenge

The federal election is over. What did Canadian accountants learn?

10 key takeaways from the Canadian Accountant election poll

Trump backlash drives Canuck consulting attractiveness, benefits Big Four

Canadian consulting market now ranks seventh in global survey

Supreme Court of Canada dismisses Samaroo CRA appeal

End of controversial tax case disappoints Canadian accountants

Big Four audit quality shows improvement in 2019

Auditing estimates remains a challenge says CPAB

Why the side hustle is a threat to professional accountants

New survey reveals popularity of freelance tax, financial services

Deloitte dominates commercial services brand value rankings

Brand Finance warns of a decline in Big Four dominance

By going paperless, this accounting firm saved money, created value

How Andrew Wall transformed CPA4IT through digital scanners